- Firefighters gathered to protest spending cuts for public service, part of the proposed Eurozone deal.
- A design firm unveiled a new concept for a hotel lobby - the lobby as "living room." The aim is to create a place for "creative people to converse, debate and exchange."
- Children decorate the "poop log" - a piece of wood with a smiley face - and prepare to hit him open, pinata-style, on Christmas Eve or Christmas day.
- Visitors flock to the Sagrada Familia, the site of Gaudi's famous nativity scene church.